Day 10: Ray Scales (The Rev)
Ray Scales, back in the day when everyone knew him as the best television camera man in Arkansas.
(Note: I first met Ray Scales in 1988 when I was a cub newspaper reporter and he was the lead camera person for the local television station. A few years later he followed a calling to ministry and still pastors at New Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Each year, he serves as chair of our local Martin Luther King Day Parade.)
If I could assemble a roomful of people to solve the world’s most challenging problems, I’d want you in that room. Truth is, you’d have a seat on the front row. In fact, yesterday I took a few moments to think about some of the wisest, most experienced people I know, and you were high on the list.
I remember the conversations we’d have during trial breaks at the courthouse…
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